A Chain Reaction: The Role of Nuclear Energy in PJM's Energy Mix
The nuclear industry has a long history in Pennsylvania, but is now facing significant uncertainty. What impact will the possible closure of regional reactors in the PJM service area have on the local economy and on local energy prices? How will the closure of regional reactors affect Pennsylvania's local manufacturing industry and the state's educational system? What does the future look like for the nuclear energy industry in Pennsylvania?
Join us for this free event, the third in a series, exploring nuclear energy going forward. Industry and policy experts will engage in spirited conversation on the burning questions facing the industry and the future of nuclear energy. For details on other events in the Nuclear Going Forward series, please click here.
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Gene Barr, President and CEO, Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry
Sam Belcher, President and Chief Nuclear Officer, FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company
Michael Bryson, Vice President, Operations, PJM Interconnection
David A. Howell, SVP, Operating Plants Business, Westinghouse
Maria Korsnick, COO, Nuclear Energy Institute
Dr. Lawrence Lindsey, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Lindsey Group
Dr. Arthur T. Motta, Chairman of Nuclear Engineering Program, Penn State University
Key Areas of Discussion
What implications for nuclear energy exist following new EPA regulations?
What is PJM’s view on energy generation diversity, especially as the region transitions from coal to more natural gas?
What progress is PJM making with implementing capacity performance standards, and how will that impact generation sources?
The recent history of nuclear power in Pennsylvania— and the prospect for future nuclear manufacturing in the region.
Time: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: The Westin Convention Center 1000 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (412) 281-3700